Lemmy Kilmister, founding member and frontman of MotÃ¶rhead. has died. He was 70 years old. Lemmy passed away after a short battle with an extremely aggressive cancer. He had learnt of the disease on December 26th (2 days earlier). Lemmyâ€™s final illness followed numerous health issues over the past few years, most recently, when a lung infection forced six shows to either be curtailed shortly after taking the stage or canceled outright. In 2013, he suffered a hematoma and had been fitted with a defibrillator to correct heart problems. Ian Fraser â€œLemmyâ€ Kilmister was born Staffordshire, England in 1945. Lemmy was lead vocalist, bassist, principal songwriter and the founding, and the only constant member of MotÃ¶rhead since the bandâ€™s formation in 1975. To date, MotÃ¶rhead have released over twenty studio albums and achieved 30 million in sales worldwide.
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